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Live Social TV: The next broadcasting?

What is the impact of social media for TV broadcasters in Africa and how to use them.

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A game changer : FTTH boom in South Africa

FTTH is booming in South Africa, a first on the continent.  This creates obvious opportunities for content providers, 3 play operators, TV channels and OTTs to be finally distributed in South Africa ! This panel will give an opportunity for all interested parties to understand the reality and perspectives. Speakers: Bradley Hemphil- CTO- Lightstruck

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Monetization of TV & video via Youtube and digital platforms

TV broadcasters and content providers are developing their presence on Youtube and other online platforms. This panel will discuss the actual situation and challenges for TV and content providers. Speakers: Dayo Olopade- Content Partnership Africa- YouTube Nisha Ligon- Co- Founder & CEO- Ubongo

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Mobile Operators going OTT TV & Video

Mobile Operators are very powerful, yet they have hardly started to create a significant presence in TV & Video.  With the rise of 4G smartphone penetration, this is starting to happen. Speakers: Stephen Watson- Founder and Managing Director- DEOD Nana Yaa D. Oti-Boateng- Digital Product Manager- Vodafone Ghana Benjamin Okoroafor- CEO- Pipul TV Jonathan Pinifolo- […]

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International TV channels: What formats for Africa?

International tv channels play in important role in Africa as they are setting the standard for quality TV and offer diversity to a growing part of the potential audience. Nevertheless, international channels also needs to adapt their formats and programmes to the needs of Africa.

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Digital FTA opportunities and success stories in Africa

Although in many African countries FTA TV digitalization has gone nowhere so far, in some others, terrestrial & satellite digital satellite tv is a real success. Speakers: Danny Mucira- Managing Director- Bamba TV Kenya Santokh Singh- Managing Director- Multi TV Ghana

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Television advertising in Africa : looking at the needs of the buyers

The African TV advertising market is still very much underdeveloped, compared to the rest of the world.  This panel will examine the issue from the point of the view of the advertisers. Speakers : Myke Mwai- Content Marketing and Brand Development- Startimes Africa Lynn Madeley- Chief Executive Officer- Havas Worldwide South Africa Seanice Lojede- Group […]

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African Public Broadcasters: how to enter the digital world?

Public broadcasters in general continue to dominate the national FTA TV market, but are facing many challenges caused by the entry of private television, the continuous development of pay TV, and the need to adapt to digital.   Speakers: Nirvana Singh- Manager: Industry Development- SABC TV Content Charles Mungai- Chief Digital strategist- Kenya Broadcasting Corporation […]

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Changing media landscape : Private TV on the rise !

Public broadcasting plays an important role in Africa, however, with the rapid and radical changes to the broadcasting environment principally brought about by the migration from analogue to digital technologies. We are now witnessing new players entering the TV landscape to complement and compete with existing operators.  Speakers : Joe Munene- Managing Director- Broadcast- Standard Media- Kenya […]

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Overview of the TV and Broadcasting in Africa: Roadmap for the coming years

Building a robust TV and broadcasting industry in Africa is far from easy, despite a greater demand for content. The accelerated mobile penetration, the arrival DTT FTA bouquets, OTT offerings and Fiber initiatives are paving the way for more operators to join the bandwagon. In this session, we’ll have an overview from various operators on […]

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